Good news: the Czech government backed a bill allowing same-sex marriage. Bad news: it’s only a publicity stunt to cover up for the mess created by the authoritarian government
Inappropriate emails with a sexual subtext, unprofessional behaviour, and abuses of power. That is the story at one of the most expensive private universities in the Czech Republic
Three months ago, six people died at the Unipetrol chemical plant in Kralupy nad Vltavou. We went to discover what conditions they worked in.
Miloš Zeman, the president of the Czech Republic, has just burned a pair of giant red underpants at a press conference called for this exact purpose. Meanwhile, Zeman has an even bigger iron in the fire.
While negotiations about a government with the confidence of parliament are still running, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has been busy removing people who posed potential problems.
Prague: “By only focusing on the highest corridors of power, the gloriously stupid decisions being made at the local level go overlooked.”
To date, Czechia has not announced any date for a coal phaseout, although the country has signed up to the Paris Agreement and the national energy strategy envisages a decreased role for fossil fuels over the coming decades.